Origin of cancan
Examples from the Web for cancan
No rag-time was danced in those days, but early in the morning we had plenty of the cancan.The Autobiography of a Thief|Hutchins Hapgood
The women who disport in the cancan at the same place are simply hired by the season.
Only this morning I open the ice box and they were all dancing the cancan.Marse Henry (Vol. 2)|Henry Watterson
From Sir Thomas's description one would imagine that the Cancan was habitually danced at the balls he frequents.Red as a Rose is She|Rhoda Broughton
One young woman startles the crowd by announcing that she will dance the cancan for half a dollar.